January 1, 2020 | Economic and Social Rights, Education, Food, Health, Housing, Human Rights, Human Rights in the U.S., Social Security, Work with Dignity
We are so thankful that you stood with us in 2019! Your support of NESRI has helped us build community-driven solutions to our most critical problems. Solutions that are rooted in rights, equity, and democracy. Solutions that work and put power back in the hands of our communities. In 2020, we are... Keep reading »
December 10, 2019 | Economic and Social Rights, Education, Health, Housing, Human Rights, Human Rights in the U.S., Work with Dignity
Today marks the 71st Anniversary of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, celebrated each year as Human Rights Day. This year, more than ever, we are committing to raising the stakes in our support of grassroots movements for human rights and authentic democracy. Today is also... Keep reading »
December 3, 2019 | Economic and Social Rights, Education, Food, Health, Housing, Human Rights, Human Rights in the U.S., Work with Dignity
Every Giving Tuesday, people from all around the world take collective action to make an impact through online giving in support of causes they believe in. This year Giving Tuesday will be on December 3 and we invite you to join us in our work of building a future grounded in human rights values... Keep reading »
December 1, 2019 | Economic and Social Rights, Education, Food, Health, Housing, Human Rights, Human Rights in the U.S., Work with Dignity
This coming year, we are marking fifteen years since our organization’s founding. In the coming weeks, we will have some exciting announcements about our organization and our work. For now, we ask you to save the date for our anniversary commemoration, on April 30, 2020. Keep reading »
November 28, 2019 | Economic and Social Rights, Education, Health, Housing, Human Rights, Human Rights in the U.S.
Today we commemorate Indigenous struggles for land and liberation. An honest reckoning with history is an essential ingredient for change, and we must confront the history of this land that was taken by force from First Nations people. Control of land determines who is displaced and who reaps... Keep reading »
November 5, 2019 | Economic and Social Rights, Education, Health, Housing, Human Rights, Human Rights in the U.S., Work with Dignity
Speaking to hundreds of activists from New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, Connecticut and New York, Senator Sanders endorsed the goals of the New Social Contract for Workers , a set pf proposals written by NESRI, People’s Action, and several other organizations. This week, we are also presenting the... Keep reading »
October 21, 2019 | Economic and Social Rights, Education, Food, Health, Housing, Human Rights, Human Rights in the U.S., Social Security, Work with Dignity
On October 16th, the Worker-driven Social Responsibility Network brought together garment worker leaders from Lesotho, dairy workers from Vermont, and construction workers from Minnesota to share how they are using the WSR model to protect and enforce their own rights. The event was co-hosted by... Keep reading »
October 18, 2019 | Economic and Social Rights, Education
Join us from October 19th to 27th as members of the Dignity in Schools Campaign, anchored by NESRI, will host events in more than 20 states as part of the tenth annual Week of Action ! Under the banner of ‘Educate Students, Stop Arrests,’ local and community-based organizations will unveil murals,... Keep reading »
October 3, 2019 | Economic and Social Rights, Human Rights
Using the terms “illegal alien" or "illegals" with "intent to demean, humiliate or harass a person" in New York City is against the law and can result in fines as high as $250,000, according to new guidance from the city's Commission on Human Rights. “NYC has benefitted from a history rich with... Keep reading »
October 1, 2019 | Economic and Social Rights, Health
For decades, Big Polluters like Exxon, Shell, and others have spent billions of dollars simultaneously fueling and denying the climate crisis, delaying action, and pushing false “solutions” at every level -- all while raking in billions in profits each year. And despite what their greenwashing... Keep reading »

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